£84559 - £114003 / Per Year
Leeds, Yorkshire
3 days ago


Job Reference: 173-68321-COMM

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Crisis Resolution Intensive Support Service
Aire Court Community Unit, Leeds
£84,559 - £114,003 Per Annum

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This is an exciting opportunity within our working age acute services for a Consultant to work alongside three other consultant psychiatrists in the Crisis Resolution Intensive Support Service (CRISS) in Leeds.

The post holder will be based within one of the 3 home based treatment hubs of the wider CRISS in the South Intensive Support Service at Aire Court Community Unit in Middleton.

The CRISS model became operational in March 2019 and now provides assessment and intensive support for acute mental health problems in working age adults, as well as for older adults out of hours, with the support of the OPS Consultant on call.

The model’s service specifications were developed following an extensive community redesign task project which included stakeholder feedback events. The new model also incorporates the Core Fidelity Standards of Crisis Resolution services developed by University College London and the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Leeds and York Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust is a leading provider of specialist mental health services and our ambition is to be the best provider we can, aiming to continue being a national leader in training, research and development.

The Trust provides services to over 725,000 people within the boundaries of Leeds and we are passionate in promoting good mental health and wellbeing and strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are essential in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.

We have an excellent record in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Medical Education and Training, evidenced by medical student, core and higher trainee placement feedback in Health Education England annual reports. We have a highly successful University of Leeds Core Psychiatry Training Course for trainees in psychiatry. The Trust is also delighted to have nominated both successful Health Education England Yorkshire School of Psychiatry Core and Higher Trainees of the Year 2018 and the Trust’s Director of Medical Education was runner up for the Royal College of Psychiatrists Trainer of the Year 2018. There is a weekly Wednesday afternoon teaching programme (currently on zoom) to which all doctors are invited.

The Andrew Sims Centre provides high quality continuing professional development (CPD) courses all of which are eligible for CPD hours subject to peer group approval.

Leeds is a vibrant and energetic city which offers a wealth of activities from culture and historic museums, galleries and theatres, first class retail scene and is in the midst of fantastic countryside, which provides an ideal place for city culture, the outdoors or family life. It also boasts Leeds Medical School which has an excellent reputation for the outstanding quality of teaching and research.

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is seeking applicants with the enthusiasm necessary to serve the needs of a city enriched by cultural diversity which is why Leeds is bidding to be European Capital of Culture 2023.


  • As an NHS employer we offer one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages
  • Relocation package of up to £8,000: We can provide you with a fantastic relocation package with up to a huge £8,000 on offer, making your move as easy and stress-free as possible.

Leeds is a great place to live and work - it is a busy, vibrant and exciting city filled with great transport links and affordable living costs. We are also just a short journey away from the Yorkshire Dales where you will find some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes and countryside.’

We are committed to your development, making the very best of your talent and helping you to achieve your career aspirations.

**Please note any correspondence following application will be sent via & the Trust's Resourcing Team**

For further details / informal visits contact:

Julie Robinson - 01138555000

All applications submitted will be held by and the Trust Resourcing team. If you are unsuccessful at interview your details will be held for a further 6 months and then deleted.

***Please note that from 1st July 2018, all new employees will be required to pay for their DBS Check, and to subscribe to the DBS Update Service.***

If a DBS Check is required for your role the Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost of the DBS check (Enhanced Check £48 or Standard Check £30) by way of deductions from your salary over the first 3 consecutive months of employment with the Trust. As a condition of your employment you will also be required to register with and to participate in the DBS Update Service, and will be responsible for maintaining payment, and subscription to the DBS Update Service (£13 annual payment).DBS checks for volunteers remain free of charge.

NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk of redundancy’ will, wherever possible be offered an interview, provided that they demonstrate that they meet all the essential shortlisting criteria of the post. If you are ‘at risk of redundancy’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application.

The Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy before the closing date.

In view of Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post.

The Trust currently pays a non-consolidated supplement in order that all our staff receive the equivalent of the Living Wage Foundation Rate.

Please note: The Trust does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses.